From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Ration return of Lieutenant and Sub Commissioner of Freedmen James H. Smith, requesting five days rations to be issued for Private C. G. Austin of the 33rd Illinois Infantry, on duty with the Freedmen's Bureau at Jackson, Mississippi. The return is approved by Colonel O. C. Risdon, the post commander, thus authorizing the Assistant Commissary of Subsistence to issue the requested rations.
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